Physics Masterclass

On Wednesday, 20th March, Poetry student Alexandros Papadias attended a full day International Physics Masterclass, at Maynooth University, coordinated by the International Particle Physics Outreach Group, in co-operation with the European…

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Lenten Reconciliation

Lenten Reconciliation Service Last Wednesday the entire student body in Clongowes came together in preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation for a liturgy led by Fr Michael McGuckian SJ to…

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Duck Push Concert

We are approaching an eventful time of year for the Clongowes School Orchestra. After many months of perfecting our repertoire, the orchestra will be giving a concert in conjunction with…

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Clongowes 5km Fun Run

The first ever Clongowes’ 5km Fun Run was held at Clongowes Wood College on Saturday 23rd March at 11.30am. The morning was bright and sunny as several hundred athletes of…

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No Mossies in March

A short Jesuit Lenten campaign to raise money for the purchase of Long-Lasting Insecticide Mosquito Nets to battle malaria gets underway next week, March 25th – 29th. The ‘No Mossies…

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Clongowes 5km Fun Run

The first ever Clongowes’ 5km Fun Run will be held at Clongowes Wood College on Saturday 23rd March at 11.30am. The fun run is part of the Transition Year Duck…

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Drop Everything And Read

It is a long established tradition in Clongowes that we ‘Drop Everything And Read’ (D.E.A.R.) once a year and this year was no different. This week a 30 minute session…

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Má tá Gaeilge agat…

Seachtain na Gaeilge Beidh Seachtain na Gaeilge á cheiliúradh againn i gColáiste Choill Chluana Gabhann an tseachtain seo, ón Luan an 11ú go dtí an Aoine an 15ú. I measc…

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World Book Day

On Thursday, March 7th, a group of 11 from Elements and Rudiments (looking dashing in our formal dress!) departed early in the morning for a World Book Day event at…

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Seniors Go Down Fighting

Clongowes Wood College 19: Gonzaga College 22 In the end it was the only converted penalty of the match that separated the sister schools in Donnybrook yesterday afternoon in a…

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Cake for Crumlin

On Sunday, March 10th, after Mass a number of students from Syntax will host a cake sale in the Concourse area featuring produce that they have baked and prepared in…

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Science Awards

Junior Science Fair Awards From Tuesday 29th January to Friday 1st February, the Clongowes Wood College Science Department hosted our first ever Science Week. A high point of the event…

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Juniors Bow Out

Clongowes Wood College 12: Newbridge College 14 The proverbial ‘game of two halves’ in Donnybrook yesterday concluded with a late win that put Newbridge College into the semi-finals of the…

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Dave Rudden Author Visit

Knights of the Borrowed Dark On Wednesday, February 6th, award-winning author Dave Rudden returned to Clongowes to talk to the boys in Elements about his very popular novel, ‘Knights of the…

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Cup Teams Advance

The cup season is well and truly upon us and the Junior and Senior campaigns continue apace as their competitions reach the quarter and semi final stages respectively… The seniors…

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Seniors into the Semis

Clongowes Wood College 38: CBC Monkstown 10 A match that had see-sawed for much of the first half and appeared to be heading for a 3-3 score at the interval…

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Elements on Tour

Elements’ Belfast Tour In the week leading up to the January break, the Elements boys departed on their traditional tour to Belfast, where their action packed itinerary over four days included…

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Science Week

Last week the Clongowes Wood College Science Department hosted our first ever Science Week from Tuesday 29th January to Friday 1st Feb.The week kicked off with Elements (appropriately for a…

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Catholic Schools’ Week

Catholic Schools’ Week is an all-Ireland annual event, which invites Catholic schools to give expression in a special way to the ethos of Catholic Education. It is a celebration of…

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Juniors Advance

Clongowes Wood College 18: Castleknock College 14 Forty years ago this month the Clongowes Junior team captained by Paul Dowling (OC’81), defeated Castleknock College in a first round match that…

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